Regional and section awards recognize members who contribute exceptional service and leadership within SPE, as well as making significant professional contributions within their technical disciplines at the SPE regional level. Awards are presented at the appropriate SPE region or SPE section meeting.
Latin America & Caribbean
Outstanding Young Member
Luciano Fucello, Canoel International Energy
Xiomara Herrera, Ecopetrol
Distinguished Faculty Achievement
Freddy Escobar, Universidad Surcolombiana
Regional Service Award
Carlos Naranjo, Ecopetro. S.A.
Eduardo M. Barreiro, Independent Consultant
Glenn Sairras, State Oil Company of Suriname (Staatsolie)
Completions Optimization and Technology
Sidhartha Sur, Mansarovar Energy
Clemente Goncalves, Petrobras
Cesar Patino, Ecopetrol
Management and Information
Alfredo Viola, Independent Consultant
Production and Operations
Telmo Gerlero, Pluspetrol S.A.
Projects, Facilities and Construction
Carlos Novelli, Pan American Energy
Reservoir Description and Dynamics
Miguel A. Lavia, Apache Energia Argentina